China and EU mulling joint space mission

 China and Europe are in collaboration for the launch of a low-cost space mission.

Strange comet flies past the Sun
Strange comet flies past the Sun

NASA's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) along with the European Space Agency (ESA) have captured an unusual comet that skimmed past the Sun Feb 18-21.

Europe destroys last space truck to ISS

The European Space Agency (ESA) on Sunday said it had destroyed its last supply ship to the International Space Station, bringing a seven-year venture to a successful close.

Europe launches prototype `space plane`

The European Space Agency (ESA) said it had launched Wednesday a prototype craft designed to return to Earth at the end of its mission, a key goal in space strategy.

Comet scientists rule out Philae flyby
Comet scientists rule out Philae flyby

European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft has ruled out a special trip to find the lost Philae lander that went silent when its batteries ran out just days after its bumpy landing on the comet named 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
 

Gravitational waves from early universe remain elusive

Despite earlier reports of a possible detection, joint data analysis by the European Space Agency's Planck space mission and ground-based experiment BICEP2 has found no conclusive evidence of gravitational waves from the birth of universe.

First-ever space billboard to launch in 2016
First-ever space billboard to launch in 2016

European space agency (ESA) and Belgium researchers have collaborated together to launch the first ever billboard to space in 2016.

Lost UK-led Beagle 2 lander found 'intact' on Mars
Lost UK-led Beagle 2 lander found 'intact' on Mars

The UK-led Beagle 2 Mars lander, which was previously thought to have been lost on on Mars since 2003, has been found partially deployed on the surface of the Red Planet.

Russia, US in constant contact after false alarm at space station
Russia, US in constant contact after false alarm at space station

Russian federal space agency Roscosmos and US space agency NASA are maintaining constant contact after a false alarm triggered an emergency situation at the International Space Station (ISS), Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Wednesday.

Rosetta comet-landing is Science`s 2014 breakthrough
Rosetta comet-landing is Science`s 2014 breakthrough

The top scientific breakthrough of 2014 was the European Space Agency`s Rosetta spacecraft`s rendez-vous with a comet, the US journal Science said on Thursday.

Rosetta orbiter to swoop down on comet in February
Rosetta orbiter to swoop down on comet in February

The European Space Agency’s orbiting Rosetta spacecraft is expected to come within six km of the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in February next year.

Soon 'space plane' that will fly people from anywhere to anywhere in 4 hours flat
Soon 'space plane' that will fly people from anywhere to anywhere in 4 hours flat

A plane that could one day fly anywhere in the world in four hours, and carry spaceships out of the atmosphere without using rockets will soon be a reality after it received approval from the European Space Agency (ESA).

ESA's Venus Express finally ends eight-year mission

European Space Agency's Venus Express has finally ended its eight-year mission after far exceeding its planned life.

Comet landing 'Breakthrough of the Year': Physics World
Comet landing 'Breakthrough of the Year': Physics World

The landing of the Philae probe, the first by a man-made probe on a comet, has been named Breakthrough of the Year 2014 by Physics World magazine.

Satellite sends image to Earth using laser beam

For the first time, an image taken by a satellite has been sent to Earth using a laser beam, paving the way for instant streaming of satellite images to Earth.

Rosetta's comet landing captured in 3D
Rosetta's comet landing captured in 3D

A 3D image generated from data collected by Rosetta Lander Imaging System (ROLIS) aboard the European Space Agency`s Philae lander has been released.

ESA publishes first ever pics of Philae Lander's 'bouncy' touchdown
ESA publishes first ever pics of Philae Lander's 'bouncy' touchdown

European Space Agency has published the first ever pics of Philae Lander 's probe moments after its initial touchdown.

Images show Philae`s historic comet bounce

The AEuropean Space Agency (ES)on Sunday unveiled images of the probe Philae after it bounced while making its historic landing on a comet last Wednesday.

Comet probe sends back science treasure in final hours
Comet probe sends back science treasure in final hours

Europe`s science probe Philae sent home a treasure trove of data from a comet heading towards the Sun before falling silent as its power ran out, mission control said Saturday.

Comet probe uploads last-minute data from `alien world`

 Robot probe Philae uploaded a slew of data to Earth Friday from a deep-space comet that it drilled into long after its onboard battery was feared to have died.